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KIDNEY-SHAPED COMMODE, ONE OF TWO

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KIDNEY-SHAPED COMMODE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom


About this object

On the top is an oval superstructed 10 inches high with two shallow drawers that swing out (in middle of top); brass gallery around sides of top which is fitted with glass; marquetry on top in lattice pattern with diamond-shaped panel containing monogram "MPD;" three shaped drawer sections, top in three parts, center with round pull, two small side drawers, two loer drawers all in one piece; drawers banded in darker wood; gilt bronze pulls like wreaths; gilt bronze mounts at top sides; short legs square and tapered.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
KIDNEY-SHAPED COMMODE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Ormolu -- wood
Made in:
France
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
91.4 x 77.5 x 40.6 cm (36 x 30 1/2 x 16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.139.2
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973